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Brigadier-General J D Edwards


 John Douglas                   b: 29 Sep 1871                         r: xx xxx xxxx                         d: 30 Mar 1952

 CB - 15 Sep 1916, MiD? - 15 Sep 1916, Cwn, Cdr - 15 Apr 1912, LoH, O - 15 Sep 1916, SA2S - 5 Jun 1917.

For a list of foreign decoration abbreviations, click here

(RN): - Mid'n:   xx xxx xxxx, Act Sub-Lt: 14 Apr 1891, Sub-Lt: 18 Nov 1892, Lt: xx xxx xxxx, Cdr: 30 Jun 1903, Capt: xx xxx xxxx, Cdre: xx xxx xxxx.

(RAF): - Col: 1 Apr 1918, (T) Brig-Gen: xx xxx xxxx [1 Apr 1918]

14 Apr 1891:            Officer, RN

18 Nov 1892:           Confirmed in the rank of Sub-Lieutenant

xx xxx xxxx:            Commander, HMS Hogue (1908)

28 Jan 1910:            Staff, Inspector of Target Practice.

xx xxx xxxx:            Officer Commanding, HMS Falmouth (Battle of Jutland - 1916   )

Citation for Commendation/Mention in Despatch.

"Captain John Douglas Edwards, R.N.

Commanded and fought the " Falmouth " with great skill and gallantry."

(London Gazette - 15 September 1916)

 

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